How to install Windows Server 2016 with GUI ?

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Installation

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You can choose the second option “with local admin tools”. It will install Server Manager panel.

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Upgrade or install from scratch

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When it’s done, you only have cmd and server manager

 

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Open Server manager and install the feature : “Server Graphical Shell

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After one reboot, your windows server 2016 is ready.

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I work as a System Engineer, based in Switzerland with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 8 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.